First Aid

If an emergency occurs involving Swimming pool and spa sanitizers or oxidizers, IMMEDIATELY FOLLOW THE FIRST AID INSTRUCTIONS GIVEN ON THE PRODUCT LABEL AND CONTACT THE POISON INFORMATION CENTRE ON (021) 689 5227 FOR MEDICAL ADVICE.

Briefly, the following suggestions may be appropriate:

  • Remove contaminated clothing.
  • Call a physician immediately.
  • Skin contact: Immediately brush off excess chemical and flush with water for 15 minutes.
  • Eye contact: Hold eye open and flush with water for 15 minutes.
  • Ingestion: Immediately drink large quantity of water, DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING.
  • Inhalation: Remove person to fresh air.
  • Any clothing which has come in contact with pool chemicals should be washed before re-use.
  • NOTICE- This information is provided to assist customers of BLSA Industries (Pty) Ltd in the safe handling and storage of swimming pool and spa chemicals. This information is believed to be accurate but BLSA Industries (Pty) Ltd gives no warranty, expressed or implied, with respect to such information and disclaims any responsibility or liability whatsoever in connection with the transportation, storage, handling, use or disposal of its products by the purchasers and users of such products.

Chemicals protect you when they are used correctly in your pool or spa, but they may be hazardous if mishandled, improperly stored or contaminated. Swimming pool and spa sanitizers and oxidizers are very active chemical agents and they must be stored, handled and treated with respect, care and common sense.

The common sanitizer and oxidizers referred to are:

  • Calcium Hypochlorite.
  • Trichloro-s-triazinetrione or Trichloroisocyanuric acid.
  • Dichloro-s-triazinetrione.
  • Bromine products.
  • Hydrogen Peroxide.

Follow these guidelines for safe handling and storage of swimming pool and spa chemicals around your home.

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